One hundred weeks ago I began this regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web related to ESL/EFL or to language in general that have caught my attention:
Improving English Fluency and Literacy in English Learners with Technology is from Imagine Learning. I’m adding it to The Best Sources For Ideas On How To Use Technology With English Language Learners.
Don’t Forget Southeast Asian Students is an Education Week commentary.
The Education Endowment Foundation has released a big report on English Language Learners in the United Kingdom.
Supporting ELLs in the Science Classroom: 5 Things to Do when Planning a Lesson is from The Science Penguin. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Teaching The Next Generation Science Standards To English Language Learners.
How Using First Language Supports Can Propel Academic Content in English is from Teach Learn Grow. I’m adding it to The Best Websites For Developing Academic English Skills & Vocabulary.
How Spelling Keeps Kids From Learning is from The Atlantic.
How to learn a new language: 7 secrets from TED Translators is from The TED Blog.
English teachers, are you asking the right questions? is a really interesting post from The British Council. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Formative Assessment.
THE REAL TRICK: TURNING A TEST INTO A GAME is from tekhnologic. I’m adding it to The Best Ideas For Using Games In The ESL/EFL/ELL Classroom.
How to set up an information gap is by Sandy Millin. I’m adding it to The Best Online Resources For “Information Gap” Activities.